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Aug 01, 2014 - 11:54 AM EDT — AAPL: 95.43 (-0.17, -0.18%) | NASDAQ: 4329.961 (-39.812, -0.91%)

Ford dumps beleaguered BlackBerry for Apple iPhones: ‘We are going to get everyone on iPhones’

We are going to get everyone on iPhones…

Sonnet now shipping new xMac Pro Server

Sonnet is now shipping its new xMac Pro Server with a Thunderbolt 2-to-PCI Express…

Is Apple’s now even less expensive non-Retina MacBook Pro worth buying?

One of the biggest decision-making factors when considering whether to buy the non-Retina MacBook Pro…

Corning stock cracks on Q2 earnings miss; Gorilla Glass hurt by weak Samsung phone sales

Corning shattered its recent winning streak on the stock market…

Is Apple preparing to challenge Amazon’s book business?

Apple looks to be stepping up its battle to win book customers…

Apple’s iPhone 6 looms as world moves to large-screen smartphones

Consumers are increasingly moving towards larger smartphones…

Android ‘Fake ID’ bug lets criminals gain access to Android users’ credit card data

An Android flaw lets malware insert malicious code, gain access to the user’s credit card data and…

Apple TV updated with FOX NOW, CNBC channels; FX NOW with ‘The Simpsons’ coming

Apple has rolled out some new channel additions to the Apple TV set-top box…

Apple’s Mac is en route to dominance

Apple’s Mac generated record June quarter sales with year-over-year unit sales and revenue growth…

Apple and the omnichannel: 9 industries already using Apple’s iBeacon

Apple’s quiet introduction of iBeacon is shaping up to be a foundational release…

Why sapphire iPhone screens could be Apple’s next big thing

As Apple was readying its plans for the launch of the first-generation iPhone…

Wall Street’s patience with Amazon’s losses wears thin

Amazon reported a wide-than-expected second quarter loss last week…

Alleged iPhone 6 rear casing in gold makes another video appearance (with video)

This is definitely the best quality video so far…

Apple buys Concept.io for about $30 million, discontinues Swell app

Apple Inc. will acquire Concept.io Inc. and discontinue the startup’s Swell app…

Apple updates MacBook Pro with faster Haswell processors, increased base RAM; cuts price of non-Retina model

Apple today launched refreshed 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models…

Apple iPads credited with reduction in mortality rates at James Cook University Hospital

It’s said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away…

Apple drops cross-appeal of final judgment in Samsung lawsuit, no longer seeks permanent injunction

Apple on Monday filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals…

Lithium anode breakthrough could double or triple battery life

Researchers at the University of Stanford have been working on a new type of battery…

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities Monday…

Apple shares hit new 52-week high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $1.35 to…

Jesse Jackson calls on Obama to scrutinize tech industry’s ‘lack of diversity’

The government has a role to play, Jackson said…

Dell, BlackBerry scoff at threat from Apple-IBM alliance

IBM Corp’s recent move to partner with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads…

Apple warms to bitcoin as Blockchain returns to App Store

Apple Inc. has reinstated the Blockchain bitcoin wallet application to its App Store…

Tampa man accused of scamming Apple out of $309,768

24-year-old Sharron Laverne Parrish Jr. of Tampa, scammed one of the biggest high-tech companies in the world

Samsung stumbles again, indefinitely postpones launch of Tizen phone

Samsung Electronics stumbled again this week, announcing it had indefinitely postponed…

Apple can’t give away its cash fast enough

Apple’s cash horde is the stuff of which legends are made…

Steve Jobs flagrantly violated five retail rules with Apple Retail Stores

Apple Retail Stores have become as familiar as Subway sandwich shops…

New MacBook Pro with 16GB RAM standard and faster CPUs coming Tuesday, source says

Apple’s MacBook Pro lineup, in both the 13- and 15-inch varieties…

Hilton hotel guests will be able to use iPhones as room keys

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is placing a $550 million bet…

Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor roll out Apple’s iBeacon tech across North America

Apple’s iBeacon technology delivers targeted content and offers to consumers…

Longtime Mac user: Why I finally bought some Apple shares

Apple has twice as much cash on hand as the U.S. government…

Apple to buy Swell for $30 million

“Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell…

Apple short interest hits 2014 low; shares could cross $100 soon

The most recent short interest update shows Apple at…

EU clears Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics

The European Union’s antitrust authority has cleared Apple’s $3 billion purchase…

Swatch plans fitness-based touch wristwatch, says CEO

Swatch plans to equip its Swatch Touch line of plastic watches…

‘Hello there': Eight lessons from Microsoft’s awful job loss memo

Barely 10 days old, Stephen Elop’s ‘Hello there’ memo has already become…

IDC and Gartner numbers do not jibe with Apple’s double digit U.S. Mac growth

Apple reported ‘strong double digit growth’ in its Mac sales in the U.S…

After 25-years as a Windows-only developer, Serif unveils its first ever Mac product – free beta available now

Serif has announced it will imminently release its first ever product for Mac…

Apple-IBM partnership: Microsoft today, Google tomorrow

The partnership could have even more strategic value to Apple beyond the enterprise…

Apple acquires BookLamp book recommendation startup

Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort…

Apple shares hit new 52-week closing high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $0.64…

Bill legalizing iPhone unlocking approved by U.S. House of Representatives

After the decision last year to make unlocking iPhones and cellular-capable iPads illegal…

OS X Yosemite’s share of Mac traffic doubles following public beta launch

Following the launch of yesterday’s public beta for OS X Yosemite…

Bose sues Apple’s Beats over noise-canceling patents

Bose has filed a lawsuit against headphone-maker Beats Electronics…

The Wall Street Journal reviews Amazon Fire Phone: A gimmicky mess

The big idea in Amazon’s first smartphone is that you can control…

Apple iPad losing market share but maintaining strong leads in usage and profitability

IDC released its estimates for June quarter tablet shipments…

5.5-inch iPhone 6, next-gen iPad mini, iPad Air to enter mass production in September

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 hasn’t entered its mass production stages just yet…

Analyst: Apple’s massive R&D investment indicates revenue explosion, new product categories this quarter

If you know how much Apple is investing in new products in one quarter…

Tim Cook puts his stamp on Apple

Clearly, Apple is doing the right thing by focusing more on…

Apple completely ignored its retail stores during its earnings call this week

Apple is known for its prominent retail presence, but…

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